Fox Rothschild LLP

Litigation: General Commercial Department

South Carolina
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What the team is known for Well known for its expertise in claims involving transportation issues. Also undertakes a range of other commercial matters, including construction disputes, professional liability claims and insurance coverage cases. Clients include national corporations, financial institutions and manufacturers.

New developments The November 2018 merger between Fox Rothschild and Smith Moore Leatherwood lends the team the benefits of a greatly enhanced geographical footprint and a national network of resources.

Strengths Clients say: "The firm have constant availability regardless of how small or large the request. They also have knowledge and a willingness to educate while handling issues which shows true partnership."

Interviewees also speak to the firm's abilities in the trucking litigation space. One source names it "a solid defense firm that has good institutional knowledge on trucking litigation." 

Work highlights Acted as outside general counsel for Saia Freight Line, a top 50 US trucking company. Among other matters, the firm is national counsel for all cargo claims litigation, contract litigation and creditors' rights matters.

Notable practitioners

Robert Moseley is the firm's leading light in the transportation litigation space. He advises trucking companies, logistics companies and insurance carriers in connection with the full range of litigation and regulatory matters. "Rob and his crew are excellent in what they do," notes one impressed client. "When we cannot find an answer to a question, I will call Rob."

Steven Farrar is a respected trial lawyer whose practice encompasses securities litigation, product liability claims and cybersecurity matters. He is also noted for his handling of alternative dispute resolution, and is a certified mediator.